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Overweight Child

Should Schools Send Home "Weight Report Cards?"

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

One out of every three children in this country is overweight and at risk for medical disease. Should schools get involved in this arena? In my opinion, the answer is yes!

The Quest For A Thin Baby: How Far Some Parents Go

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

As parents, we must do all we can to nurture a positive sense of self in our children. Let's stop obsessing about a few extra pounds and focus on keeping weight in a healthy range.

Scare Tactics Highlight Risks of Liquid Candy (aka Soda)

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

Did you know that a can of soda contains 10 teaspoons of sugar? No parent would give their child a glass of water with 10 teaspoons of sugar; yet that's what you're doing each time you open a can of pop.